Centre for Reflection at
The Centre for Reflection at Aston Tirrold offers a place for people of all ages and different social, religious and personal backgrounds to reflect on their spiritual journey through life.
The Centre runs a programme of workshops, quiet days and talks and is available for a group to make a booking for its own purpose. It is used for retreats, quiet days, talks, workshops, celebrations/parties, meditation, music making, training, away days and meetings.
It is here to be a place of hospitality, of caring and creativity, of non-judgemental acceptance, of exchange in learning and teaching, and of silent retreat and listening to God. Its rural location, and nearby footpaths provide an opportunity to explore the connection between the outer landscape and our inner spiritual journey.
Saturday 21 July 10 – 3/4pm THE ENNEAGRAM – Trainer: Hugh Stradling. This is an introductory session to the Enneagram. It is a tool used to understand our personality type and helps towards personal growth and compassion leading to a greater understanding of ourselves and those around us. We will explore each of the nine enneagram types and take time through group discussion to see how this enables us to gain greater self-awareness. Please bring a packed lunch. Cost: Donation
Saturday 4 August 7.30pm DUO DEKACORD IN CONCERT – An innovative and pioneering cello and guitar duo, Florence Petit and Elias Sibley will perform in the Church bringing exciting and eclectic music; their compelling performances include a varied repertoire of original works as well as imaginative arrangements. Tickets: £10 through the coordinator and also available on the door. Refreshments available.
Saturday 8 September 7.30pm POETRY AND SONG EVENING. Please join us for an evening of light entertainment. If you feel you would like to contribute a poem or song, play the piano or recite some prose, please bring it along with you. Bring and Share Refreshments. Cost: Donation
Saturday 15 September 10 – 4pm as part of the QUIET GARDEN TRUST Rev Josie Midwinter and Joan Impey, together with Rev Keith Green will lead us into Autumn with reflections and quiet time. Cost: £15 including light lunch.
Saturday 22 September 10 – 1pm GATHERING, LANGUAGE AND MYSTERY. There has been a Christian presence in the Astons for well over a thousand years, so there is a rich tradition expressed in three unique churches. We will visit all three and explore different aspects of worship. As Christians we gather together, we develop the language of worship and engage with the mystery of God’s presence in our midst. Meet at the Centre at 10am. Cost: Donation
Saturday 13 October 2.30pm ROBERT ALBRIGHT, PRESIDENT OF THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY will join us to give an illustrative talk about his photography. Robert has broad interests across photography and its history, including the links between painting and fine art photography, contemporary and documentary photography. Please do not miss this opportunity. Refreshments available. Cost: Donation
The Centre for Reflection is associated with and located at Aston
Coordinator@reflect.freeuk.com 01235 850423
Centre for Reflection
at Aston Tirrold United Reformed Church
Spring Lane, Aston Tirrold, Didcot, Oxon OX11 9EJ
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